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Ms. Debra Hast

  • Debra Hast Profile

    Position: Adjunct Associate Professor of American Sign Language

    Department: ASL, Literature and Languages

    Office: Scotus Hall 319

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    About Ms. Debra Hast


    • M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
    • B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania


    Debra Hast is currently employed as a Coordinator and Assistant Instructor of the ASL, American Sign Language Studies Certificate Program at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. She has revamped and developed a number of classes in the program and has taught close to 15 years. She has MA in Deaf Education and holds an American Sign Language Teachers Association – Qualified level.

    Academic & Professional Specializations

    • ASL Teaching Association – Qualified Level

    Teaching Interests

    • Deaf Culture
    • ASL Literature
    • Linguistics of ASL